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good morning. it is thursday, march 22 2012. welcome to studio 57 at the cbs broadcast center. i'm charlie rose. breaking news overseas. a terror suspect is reportedly dead after french police storm in. we'll get the latest live. plus, here at home protests spread around the nation over the trayvon martin case. now the police chief is on the defensive after a late night meeting gets hostile. we'll get this morning the state of the gop race from former republican governor haley barbour. >> i'm gayle king. the nfl sure doesn't mess around. inside the investigation that led to one of the toughest punishments in the history of football. we'll talk with james brown and
shannon sharpe. when i see you at 8:00, hollywood legend shirley maclaine is here. >> i'm erica hill. a cell phone camera captures a deadly crash from inside the car. the lone survivor wants other teens to see exactly what happened. is marriage becoming obsolete? surprising numbers out this morning. as we do every morning we begin with today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >> incredible this young man was murdered and his killer is still walking out free. >> outrage grows nationwide over the shooting death of ab unarmed florida teen, trayvon martin. >> my son was not committing any crimes. our son is your son. >> it's not going this way forward. >> the nfl hammers the new orleans saint for an illegal bounty program. >> fining team management was in
on a scheme to pay players to injury players. >> sean payton has been suspended for one year without pay. >> if you weren't aware of it as head coach, you should have been aware of it. suspect mohammad merah is dead. >> the man suspected of shooting seven people dead has been holed up for more than 24 hours. the big buzz on the campaign trail is the etch-a-sketch. >> for the fall campaign everything changes. it's almost like an etch-a-sketch. >> you're not looking for the etch-a-sketch candidate. >> you have to look for something to last longer than this. that's a boulder that smashed a car, a house, took out power poles. and an apache helicopter swoops in and then bounces off a snow-covered landing zone and then just kept spinning into the distance, completely out of control. >> that? >> you said that to me! >> i actually work with dogs.
>> stop laughing! they can't concentrate. >> and all that matters -- >> it's a done deal. tim tebow is heading to the new york jets. >> on "cbs this morning." >> when told he was going to be spending the rest of his career in new jersey, tebow said, there is no god. captioning funded by cbs we begin with breaking news out of france where hunt for suspected terrorist has reportedly taken a deadly turn. >> elizabeth palmer is following developments as they happen in toulouse, france. good morning. >> reporter: yes. it's all come to a climax just in the last few minutes. the police have confirmed that mohammad merah is dead. three policemen were injured in what appears to have been a shootout. we heard sporadic gunfire in the last hour.
the police wanted to take him alive to question him. but it seems to have ended in his death. there were hours of silence. by the time the sun came up this morning, police were saying we don't really know if he's alive or not. they went in very gingerly after we think hitting the house with stun grenades. apparently he was still alive. now, mohammad merah had been on the police radar for some time. in a video that was shot by a friend, he appears to be a very happy 24-year-old fellow. but he had a long string of delinquent crimes. appears he was quietly being radicalized in islamism. he went off to afghanistan and pakistan a couple of times, was arrested in afghanistan and sent back to france where he was under police surveillance. but even sew, he did manage to kill seven people in the space of just over ten days. back to you, charlie and erica.
>> liz, there is this story coming on the front page of the "new york times" this morning quoting a french terrorism expert about this man, saying quote, he appears to be part of the new generation of islamic terrorist who act alone, with jihady websites and their own anger. what more do we know about him? >> reporter: well, we know that he was increasingly isolated. as i said he'd had several brushes with the law. the analysts here think he was spending more and more time alone, collecting social security sitting on those jihady webjihad jihadi websites bathing in extreme violence and deciding he himself needed to join in the violent battle for radical islam. it seems to have been completely under the radar of his friends and even the lawyer who represented him over the years. although we do know that french police were watching him. now, this is going to be a real
political hot potato in the days to come some hard questions will be directed as the french police. charlie? >> elizabeth palmer, thank you very much. here at home, outrage over the fatal shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin is spreading now around the country. on wednesday marchers took to the is streets in new york city and in miami. protesters are calling for the arrest of the shooter. neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman. and he is not the only one under fire. special correspondent jeff glor is following the story in sanford, florida. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. last night the sanford city council voted no confidence in their police chief. this was after morallies, including that rally in new york. hundreds were there saying no justice for trayvon martin. >> no justice clm. >> reporter: it was called the million hoodie march. he was wearing a hoodie the
night zimmerman killed him. martin's parents surrounded by supporters. >> our son was not committing any crimes. our on is your son. we want justice and stand up for what's right. >> yes! >> reporter: another rally was held in miami, martin's home. three weeks ago the unarmed teen was shot in this gated subdivision in sanford, outside orlando. he had been visiting his father after getting suspended from school. zimmerman, a hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer, was not arrested. he claimed self-defense. florida's stand your ground law, which expands the right to claim self-defense beyond the home. >> got yourself in a home -- >> reporter: last night the 3-2 split vote the city council backed that no confidence motion against police chief bill lee. >> i could have gone either way on it but what i have seen i have to say, you know, i've seen better. >> reporter: lee's fate lies in
the hands of the city manager. >> the reality is what did chief lee do? did he act inappropriately? has he caused a problem? that is what i'm going to be looking at. >> reporter: at an naacp forum earlier, some complained about a history of local police intimidation. >> it's getting out of hand. too many young people that have died. >> reporter: as tension rises, the co-author of the stand your ground law, in effect since 2005, is now saying that may need to be clarified. >> nothing's ever finished in the legislature, i learned that. everything can always be readdressed. >> reporter: we were told the law was not intended to cover citizens who pursue suspected threats. if i'm hearing you correctly you're willing to revisit the language in this law and potentially change it? >> we need to look at the circumstances that occurred and see if some kind of legislation is in order. >> reporter: at least two morallies are planned for today
and at the same time we have not heard from george zimmerman. he remains in hiding. erica? >> in terms of that stand your ground law, how soon could the state look at possibly amending it? >> reporter: well, i think a lot depends on how much political pressure they feel which right now is quite a bit. but yesterday florida governor rick scott added his voice to this debate saying stand your ground probably needs a fresh look. >> jeff glor in sanford, florida. thank you. disturbing news out of capitol hill. on wednesday iranian nationals we're learning conducted surveillance of potential terrorist targets in new york city at least six times since the september 11 th attacks. at least 13 men with ties to the iranian government were questioned and released. nypd director of intelligence told congress yesterday the last incident they know of was in 2010. >> in light of new york's symbol symbolic importance as a terrorist target large jewish
population, location of israeli interests and two outpost of via united nations mission, the city remains the most likely venue for global tensions with iran to spill over onto american soil. >> they looked at high profile landmarks. president obama is on a two-day, four-state energy tour. three of those states will be crucial battlegrounds in this fall's election. and the events have all the trappings of campaign stops. chief white house correspondent nora o'donnell is traveling with the president and has this report. >> reporter: under fire on the issue that could be his achilles heel during this campaign president obama is working to combat impressions he's not doing enough to remedy high gas prices. >> we are going to continue producing oil and gas at a record pace. >> reporter: the president first paid a visit here to this solar plant in boulder city, nevada
the largest of its kind in the country. and it is home to nearly a million solar panels. here he blasted republicans who he says have favored oil companies over investments in alternative energy. >> the current members of the plat earth society in congress, they would rather see us continue to provide $4 billion, $4 billion, in tax subsidies tax giveaways to the oil companies. >> reporter: he flew on to another battleground state, new mexico. the president visited an oil and gas field to try to rebutt republican claims he's blocked oil and gas production. but that didn't stop a republican group, run by karl rove, from running these ads in the state's mr. obama is visiting, blaming him for the pain at the pump. >> obama killed a vote to bring oil. >> reporter: with president to arrive in oklahoma to announce new plans to speed up plans for
the controversial keystone pipeline, republican mitt romney pounced. >> he's competing the lower half of the keystone pipeline, the one from canada. i'm not quite sure what kind of impact that's going to have, given the fact it's not connected to canadian oil. >> reporter: republicans hope to show the president is not doing enough to tackle the rising gas prices, which they see as already undermining mr. obama's re-election chances. for "cbs this morning," nora o'donnell, boulder city, nevada. mitt romney's campaign for republican presidential nomination is trying to recover from the latest setback. although he received an important endorsement from jeb bush yesterday, a comment by one of romney's aides has others raising doubts about the former governor. >> everything changes. it's almost like an etch-a-sketch. you can kind of shake it up and we start all over again. >> romney went into damage control. >> i'm running as a conservative
republican. i was a conservative republican governor. i'll be running as a conservative republican nominee for president. the policies and positions are the same. >> that should be comforting to all of you who are voting in this primary. that whoever you're going to vote for is going to be a completely new candidate. >> mississippi governor haley barbour joinings us now. >> good morning. >> i want to get to the etch-a-sketch comment in a moment but first this endorsement by jeb bush who said, it's time to unite. >> well that's for the candidates to decide. they have been out there and they've run and worked hard and it's not for me to say, people ought to get out. pretty soon the republican voters are going to have coalesced behind somebody, hadn't done that yet but maybe we're on the verge of that. and that's when the decision's ought to be made. it's not for somebody else to say, so and so ought to get out of the way. that's not the way the system works. >> you yourself have said about this campaign, it's all about
each other and they have not focused on the president. if they don't do that, they're going to be in a bad place when the general election comes. >> no question that every minute republicans spent talking about anything other than barack obama's policies and the failed results of those policies that we're not on our best subject. >> are you prepared to unite and support governor romney? >> well once this is over and i'm not -- we may be on the verge of that. but i don't know. one thing i've got smart enough about about the unpredictability of this race is i quit predicting because i'm not that dumb. but the fact of the matter is, romney now has a chance again to build on illinois and get people to coalesce behind him. and, you know that may or may not happen. that's really up to the republican voters. you've got to trust the voters. that's the way this system should work. >> you also have a political race here. and you have a candidate who conservatives don't seem to be sure about. now you have this etch-a-sketch thing.
does that simply make their doubts deeper? >> well, let me say first of all, mitt romney is not as conservative as haley barbour, but he is far, far, far better than barack obama. that's what this is about. >> is he conservative enough for haley barbour? >> against barack obama, you better believe it. there's no question about that. barack obama is the great uniter of republicans. and if mitt wins the nomination or rick or newt or anybody else -- >> so you're saying if mitt romney is the nominee, he'll have no problems with conservatives? they'll be there with the candidate? >> our party will unite behind him. there's always going to be somebody saying he's not perfect. well, there's not going to be a perfect candidate this year or any other year i've been involved in politics. >> i want to go back on one thing you touched about with charlie. as we touch on this drawn out process, you yourself have said this is bad for the process to draw it out like that yet i know you don't want to influence anybody's vote. should anybody then be speaking out?
should we have jeb bush supporting him? should we have people pushing for endorsements? >> i think it's fine for people to do that. i'm not going to do it. >> do you think they're effective, though? >> sometimes. i think jeb bush is a very, very popular, well-regarded and rightly well-regarded person in our party. from a very important target state. >> is there anybody who you think could come out in support of a different candidate, say, rick santorum, newt gingrich, who you voted for in your primary, who you think would be an important voice for one of them who could tip the table? >> well, i don't know about tipping the tables. people are important. people get listened to, have influence. but endorsements usually don't change people's votes. may get them to think about something. may put something in their mind but in this contest when i say the process has been bad, it's for the reason charlie said. it's not that it's bad to have a contest. we need to be focused on obama's policies. if this election is a referendum on obama's policies he's going to lose. >> if it is not? if it is not on this policy the
republicans will lose? >> no, he has a better chance of winning. that's why you hear supporters say it's not a referendum on his policies. they don't want it to be. >> the economy's improving, so the president will go to the country and say things are in much better shape, trending up so my policies are at long last work. >> here the administration and liberal media leads you to think the economy's getting great but, charlie, you know, when we were growing up -- >> i didn't realize you thought the federal reserve chairman -- >> he's talked about the headwinds, the problems, the difficulties, the pitfalls. but the economy is thank goodness getting a little better but it remind me when we were kids in the southings used to be a country song and the lyrics were, i've been down so long it looks like up to me now. >> i know the song. i know the song. >> compared to obama's policies for the last couple of years, we have seen a little improvement in employment.
but, charlie, last month 58.6 % of americans had a job. 58.6% of adult americans were working. except for the obama administration that is the lowest percentage since 1983. that's 30 years. so let's -- i hope it gets better, but let's don't act like this is more than america. >> a phrase ronald reagan used at the time of his second campaign. great to see you. come back any time. >> yes. want to get you a look at some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. robby convicted of a hate crime for posting on the internet telling the new york ledger he's sorry. he says he is not the same person he was two years ago. his roommate committed suicide. more fallout following the decision by breast cancer charity to eliminate funding for planned parenthood. a decision which was later reversed. "the washington post" reports another high-ranking executive of susan g. komen for the cure,
chief of new york office has stepped down. bill writes in the op-ed of new york times, we've become too sensitive referring to the nasty political campaign. he writes, when did we get into our heads we have the right to never hear anything we don't like. if you're a man worried about going bald philadelphia enquirer has good news. a protein has been identified. drugs already being developed to inhibit the protein. and if starbucks coffee doesn't give you enough buzz, they are planning to sell natural carbonated energy drinks. it's going to be much more like summer than spring from the midwest to the northeast today. it will be 72 and cloudy in chicago. that's cool compared to yesterday when the mercury hit a record-setting 87 degrees. the normal high 48. and the recorded heat wave continues all the way to boston where it will feel like the fourth of july, 85 and sunny.
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26 minutes past 7:00 and a very foggy morning here. we have that picture of the inner harbor although you can't see it. sharon has lots of fog on her traffic cameras and it is meteorologist tim over in first warning weather. >> good morning, everyone, a dense fog advisory in effect for everyone, lows in the 50s, for a check of the roads we send it to sharon gibala with wjz traffic control. >> hi, tim, good morning, everyone, fog is the big issue, we have picked up an accident sense we last spoke in bellaire blocking the road there. we have a water main break left
over from yesterday blocking forest park. watch for a 7 minute delay or a 12 minute delay on 95 southbound white marsh boulevard a 7 minute delay on 795. there is a look at your beltway drive times and speeds. speeds in the 30s, there is 83 at pedonia road. it is foggy out there pretty much everywhere, this is brought to you by loyola university. back to you. >> homeowners have received water bills hundreds or thousands of dollars higher than usual. monique griego is live outside city hall. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, some of those people say they are in danger of losing their homes because of mistakes on their water bills. many took their fight to city hall yesterday. in all 2300 property owners are set to lose their homes due do unpaid water bills.
however a scathing audit shows billing problems and they are proposing a moratorium on seizing homes until those problems are fixed. >> a year after a firefighter dies on duty investigators say there is no one cause but several different issues that proved catastrophic to him. he died while looking for people trapped inside a burning apartment building. investigators say the fire started when someone left food cooking on the stove and say he was the only one with a radio and had gotten separated from his partner inside. campaign 2012 comes to maryland, republicans welcome mitt romney to the town hall meeting here where he focused on the president and the economy and he was endorsed by the former governor who grew up there. maryland's primary is april third. there are 37 delegates at
dramatic video of a an apache helicopter in afghanistan. it was posted online. the incident happened on february 6th. incredibly, as you watch this here, the most amazing part is no one was injured. the cause of the crash is under investigation. welcome back to "cbs this morning" at half past the hour. the nfl is reeling from one of the biggest scandals in recent memory. on wednesday commissioner roger goodell handed down unprecedented sanctions against the new orleans saints. >> goodell found the team's management was in on a scheme that paid players to injure their opponents. armen keteyian has new details.
>> roger goodell sent a clear message to the world of professional sports that lying in disrespect would not be tolerated as the nfl punished those they held responsible for the so-called bounty program that was exposed earlier this month. >> reporter: sean payton is one of the best and brightest head coaches in the nfl. no brighter than when his new orleans saints swept to a super bowl title in 2010. lifting a city shattered by hurricane katrina. but now payton is down and out, suspended for all of next season by nfl commissioner roger goodell. >> on second and seven, intercepted intercepted. >> reporter: a pay to injure bounty system the last three seasons. >> the game doesn't need to be played this way. we need to change the culture. this is another step in changing that culture. >> reporter: in addition to payton's year-long ban goodell indefinitely suspended gregg
williams, the team's defensive coordinator at the time and architect of the scheme. assistant head coach received six games. mickey loomis got eight games without pay. the saints were fined $500,000. >> you have a systematic problem in new orleans and it has to be dealt with severely and has to be dealt with quickly. i commend the commissioner for protecting the integrity of the nfl. >> reporter: on twitter, player reaction ranged from suspect to disbelief. saints' quarterback drew brees wrote,my speechless. minnesota viking punter wrote, goodell set the right message. earlier this month an nfl report based on a two-year investigation had implicated as many as 27 saints players. williams was cited for handing out cash donated by players. $1,000 for forcing an opponent to be carted off the field. $1500 for a knockout hit. >> the money is so significant and why somebody would play harder for a $10,000 bonus to
knock brett favre out of the game is a mindless mindset. >> sean payton is the first head coach suspended by the league for any reason. the only previous action that comes even close to these kind of punishments dates back to 1963 and the year-long suspension of nfl stars paul horning and alex cariss for gambling. >> cbs news special correspondent james brown from atlanta cbs sports shannon sharpe. does the punishment fit the crime? >> i think it does. i think the commissioner was severe in his penalties for two reasons. there's litigation right now that the nfl is being sued by 500 to 700 former players and their families for concussions and concussion-related symptoms. the nfl had to take a stand and say, we don't promote this. we don't condone this. once we found out about it we put a stop to it immediately. second and foremost i think the
main reason was, throughout this investigation you heard the commissioner talk. when he sent his people down to the new orleans saints and asked them about this bounty program, mickey loomis, sean payton, they lied to his face. the 50,000 page documents tells you the nfl was thorough in their investigation. not only did they lie to his face, he told them to stop it if it was going on and they continually went behind his back and did it. when he asked them about it again, they lied again. he said one thing when he took the office i'm going to hold coaches and upper management to a higher standard than i hold the players and i hold the players to a very high standard. >> it's interesting, the points shannon brings up, because there's been some talk about well, this is really a business decision and we have to show our muscles. as shannon lays it out and everything else that happened it goes far beyond it. >> no question. they lied to the commissioner. he was not going to stand for that. bottom line. >> does it stop after this? >> no, no. you know what, it's going to be
interesting. there is a move afoot assist commissioner is telling you that they want a signed letter saying a pay for performance program will not be continued. it's been going on since time in memorial in terms of guys putting money in a kitty to make by plays momentum-changing plays. what's so difference and egregious egregious, the aim of the bounty program is to aim to injure and knock a guy out of the game to end his career. that can't be tolerated. >> i was reading this this morning again, the memo sent out yesterday. i said you could feel the steam coming off this thing. they are so upset, deliberate effort to conceal the program's programs by sean payton, lying to the commissioner's face repeatedly and saying we have to get our ducks in a row when this investigation was going on. that just is not going to work. >> some of the coaches were shocked thinking it was
heavy-handed. once all the facts were known, i didn't find a coach that disagreed with the investigation that was meted out. i would like to hear again, because there seems to be a move afoot where it's not unusual to suspect pay for performance. you give special teams players, you incentivize them to stop a team inside the 20 yard line. shannon, that went on for a while. >> it is still going on. it's always going to go on j.b. i heard one of my colleagues i think that was boomer's voice saying, you get a guy to try to injure a guy to play harder for $1,000. those same guys play harder to get monday and tuesday off and not have to show up to work on -- until wednesday. it's not -- i don't really think it was so much the money. it's the thing of being called out in front of your team and say, hey we won this game because this guy had the game-changing play. j.b., i remember i was in the eighth grade playing a team and my coach called a time-out because we couldn't stop their running back. he said the next player that
tackled this guy by himself, i'm taking him out of the ball game. he says i want five on this guy every single time. he was their best player. he said i don't want to you hit him dirty. i want you to hit him every single time, five to six guys. the guy went out. ball game, we end up winning. you always try and take through the scope of the game the rules of the game you always try to take the best player away from his team. >> some controversy about how they found out about this. what do you know about that? >> i know enough here. a lot has been said about this. charlie, there was a lower level employee within the organization, an ex-employee, who was disgruntled because of the way he was treated or not treated by sean payton and gregg williams, and he was the one who went to the league and provided them with the documentation that gave the footing, if you will to the league office to be able to pursue this and have unquestioned evidence that this program -- >> you're saying employee not former player? >> employee, not former player. >> that's my only problem.
why didn't he come forward when it was going on? why only after you were not an employee or no longer affiliated with the new orleans saints? i don't have a problem. this was something that needed to be stopped. i'm glad we got the -- the commissioner came down very hard on all those that were involved. but my only problem is, j.b. when you were reaping the fruits of this labor, you never came forward. you never had a problem. you never would have said anything as long as you were still gainfully employed by the new orleans saint. it was only after you became disgrunddis disgruntled or upset that you felt you needed -- >> same type of story, just a different environment. it's human nature. >> speaking of human nature, tim tebow is coming to new york. we've listened to the bad side of the nfl. here is the side of the nfl that everybody gets excited about. tim tebow, a new york jet. new york post gangrene gets
tebow. what do you think? >> shannon is going to be pretty strong. >> shannon, let's hear you. >> i think this is something that had to be done. i commend john elway because change is very unpopular, especially when it's been successful. this young man came in for the broncos, 1-4, leads them to the afc west division title. wins a playoff game. but john elway felt mr. bolen also had to sign off because this was a huge commitment, in order for them to win a championship moving forward peyton manning at any chance could be their quarterback, he needed to be their quarterback. i understand. people, why won't they keep tebow to let him learn under payton manning? my grandfather used to tell us as long as the lions and elephants are in town so is the circus. they had to remove -- >> by the way, shannon will be here with shannonisms that you love. >> the circus is coming to new york. >> yes. >> more about this another day.
thank you. >> thanks, guys. a little bit more serious story now as we look at this two young women killed in a drunk driving accident. the horror of this moment captured on video from inside the car. we'll have that next. and tomorrow the pope heads to cuba on a controversial trip. you are watching "cbs this morning." [ male announcer ] what if that hemorrhoid pain is non-stop to seattle? just carry preparation h totables. discreet, little tubes packed with big relief. from the brand doctors recommend most by name. preparation h totables. the anywhere preparation h.
a teenager whose camera was rolling as her two friends died in a drunk driving crash, wants other young people to see and hear that video. she was inside the car when she took the video. she is the sole survivor. >> it firsted aired on our washington, d.c. affiliate. whit johnson in tacoma with the story. >> reporter: we have to warn you, this video is difficult to watch. you will witness two young lives being cut short. the lone survivor says, no lesson is more powerful.
>> drive home safe. >> reporter: ignoring the deejay's warning, on december 29, 2011, three young women, one drunk behind the wheel, head home from a maryland nightclub. their defiant laughter silenced in an instant. >> my friend just crashed. my friend just crashed. she's not moving. she's dead! she's dead! >> reporter: the 22-year-old driver, and 19-year-old passenger were both killed. 18-year-old james, who videotaped the entire night, survived. sufficienting a broken hip. she was buckled up in the front passenger seat. >> i'm just wishing, like i had more bodily pain to forget about my emotional pain. >> reporter: every 50 minutes in the u.s., one person is killed in a drunk driving accident. car crashes are the leading cause of death among teens. one out of every three is alcohol-related. >> and it's all too common that we think we're invincible.
and we're more worried about getting busted than we are about getting hurt. >> reporter: which is what motivated james to share the video with cbs affiliate wusa. >> i'm here to save somebody else. >> we know where we're going. >> reporter: that night, police say, their vehicle was traveling 94 miles per hour, where the posted limit was 40. it lost control, slamming into a brick embankment, sending debris flying. a night of partying ending abruptly with a mistake repeated by thousands each year. >> you never think something like this is going to happen to you. it's one in a million, like, and then, boom, it hits you. and there you are, that one in a million. >> reporter: now, across the country the number of dui crashes has actually gone down in recent years. the group mothers against drunk driving credits increase in enforcement and technology but
video is proof that more needs to be done. >> thank you. it is just heartbreaking and yet that video and those moments captured. you can only hope it really does serve as a lesson. >> we never learn. having cancer, most people would agree is bad enough and then fining out the drug you're taking to save your life is a fake, that adds another level. we have the latest now in our investigation to counterfeit medications when "cbs this
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now four minutes before 8:00. a hot of fog still in the area. a bit of a breeze as well. sharp will give you traffic right after tim's first warning weather. >> the fog advisory in effect until 10:00. 79 degrees. now for a check on the roads we send it to sharon gibala. >> really foggy causing problems on the morning rush, an accident on the inner loop, and also an accident in bellaire, new delays on the jfx, 10 minutes in the southbound direction and the
harrisburg express. 95 southbound 15 minutes 795, six minutes. there is a look at your speeds. this traffic report is brought to you by loyola, back over to you. >> hundreds of homeowners are at risk of losing their houses and say the city water bills and service are this blame. monique griego has the story. >> reporter: good morning, everybody 1, some people say they are in danger of losing their homes because of mistakes on their water bills. they took their fight to city hall. 2300 are set to lose their homes due to unpaid water bills. however a scathing audit shows widespread billing problems, they are issuing refunds and the city council is proposing a moratorium on seizing homes until the billing problems can be fixed. back to you. >> stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station, coming up counterfeit vials of a life- saving cancer drug are still being found in the houses of
rick santorum is still hanging in there. it's been reported that the santorum campaign has raised at least $300,000 by selling sweater vests. yeah. meanwhile, the newt gingrich campaign has made twice that by selling spanx for men. >> it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king. spanx for men. sarah blakley was here and she made the offer of spanx for men. >> did you take her occupy that offer? >> no, i have not. i would like to take her up on the offer to invest in her business. >> yes. charlie rose is in good shape. it's a joke. >> i'm charlie rose with erica
hill. yesterday on this broadcast chief investigative correspondent armen keteyian followed the path of counterfeit versions of avastin into the united states. >> this morning armen is with us to tell us about canada's largest internet pharmacy. good morning. >> good morning. it's estimated there are some 40,000 internet websites that sell prescription medications and the majority claim to be canadian. but as we found out, more and more it's buyer beware. >> reporter: canadadrugs.com bills itself as the largest and most trusted online canadian pharmacy. based in this office building in winnipeg, minnesota, it says it sells medications to people in 135 countries, including the u.s. brock smith is the company's chief development officer. >> we started it 1 1 years ago. we're just like any other pharmacy you might deal with in your local neighborhood except we send the medications by mail. >> reporter: as we discovered
it's not that simple when it comes to buying drugs online. >> no drugs that are being shipped via the internet to u.s. consumers from websites we've identified actually come from canada or have actually been approved by health canada. >> reporter: we looked at 63 versions of the 12 most popular drugs on canada drugs' website to see if we ordered them, where they would come from. almost all of them were from india, turkey, australia or the uk. >> we're quite proud of what we do and working with licensed pharmacy partners. each one of our pharmacy partners undergoes inspection and has license from local and national regulatory authorities. >> reporter: cbs news learned one of canada drugs' key suppliers is this man, tom haughton. i. tom armen keteyian. >> reporter: who admits his company was responsible for sending at least 36 vials of counterfeit avastin into the u.s. last year. haughton owns several pharmaceutical related businesses here in barbados and
some 3,000 website domain names. many that take you to canadadrugs.com. >> we've worked with tom for quite some time. he's one of our trusted partners. >> reporter: a source close to a federal investigation told cbs news haughton's role in shipping the fake avastin into the u.s. is a key part of a criminal probe. haughton told us he didn't know the drugs were counterfeit. >> we didn't buy it out of someone's trunk of the car. we bought it through a licensed and registered wholesaler. >> reporter: you're saying it's not your fault? >> it's my fault that my company sold this product. but i'm telling you, we sourced it from the controlled and regulated eu supply chain that millions of people trust every day. >> reporter: regardless of the source according to the u.s. food and drug administration, it is illegal for pharmacies based in canada and other countries to ship prescription drugs into the u.s. >> canada drugs is not licensed in any u.s. states.
they are not allowed to ship product into u.s. they violate state law every time they ship a package to a u.s. patient. >> reporter: canadadrugs.com said it's been legally licensed to carry on business as an international prescription service pharmacy by the manitoba pharmaceutical association. its pharmacies follow all laws and regulatory requirements in the jurisdictions where they operate. >> canadadrugs.com says its company had nothing to do with the fake avastin, but regulators and law enforcement officials tell us this is exactly why it's illegal to sell unapproved drugs from overseas in the u.s., the possibility that drugs from questionable suppliers could end up in your medicine cabinet. >> tom haughton didn't seem to think he had any responsibility in this. he's like, nope nope, we did everything above board. does he have any responsibility? what's his -- what is his relationship, if there is one between drug -- canadadrugs.com.
>> he has an interesting relationship relationship. his brother-in-law is actually the ceo of canadadrugs.com. and his brother-in-law shows up on many of the court papers and the corporation papers i should say, for many of the companies that tom haughton owns in barbados that are pharmaceutical related. it's a very interesting relationship. the other thing that happens is, you try to separate these companies and i think that's one of the things they do. they try to -- it's almost like what's behind door number one? what's behind door number two? it makes it very difficult for regulators to separate and figure out. >> what's the consequence of this story so far? >> right now a grand jury has been convened. we know subpoenas have gone out to the 19 medical clinics in the u.s. that received the fake avastin. they're still searching for the orange source of the avastin, which we believe is either in china or india. it's evolving right now. i think what's interesting here to me though what we learned is a lot of people in this country believe if you buy these drugs from canada, because of our relationship with canada and canadian government and health care system there, these are the
same drugs you would get if you both bought them in the united states. they're not the same drugs. they're coming from all over the world. and if you don't go through these approved fda sources and regulations here in this country, you're playing with fire. you really are. >> amen, thank you. >> you our weather is not too bad after we get past the fog. we do have a fog advisory in effect until 10:00. then after that we will look for 79 degrees. warmer today than yesterday. got into the 60s yesterday. we will have some sun this afternoon. then tonight 54 degrees, partly cloudy and mild. the normal is 35. so we are way above that. 81 tomorrow, we are challenging the record of 82 degrees. fog in the morning. not quite would you rather lose weight or money? we'll show you how people are getting physically and financially fit. i like the sound of that. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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what was that? >> that was just in the morning kermit likes his feet rubbed so i was just rubbing his feet. >> oh, you were just giving him a massage, is that it? there's nothing wrong with that. >> watch your arms! >> hey! hey! what's wrong with you? hey! >> wow. is miss piggy all right? >> i was going to say don't mess with miss piggy but don't mess with mrs. o. losing weight and gaining dollars. we know more than a third of adult americans in this country are obese. so, we're always looking for
ways to figure out a way to slim down. >> and some incentive as rebecca jarvis reports, two college students have a unique way to entice people to not only join the gym but to actually go. >> down from 220. >> reporter: richard was making progress in his struggle to lose weight. but like the majority of americans, he still wishes the number on that scale was a little lower. >> i was trying to get past law school weight. >> reporter: in the end, fun times with friends beat out trips to the gym. >> i tried a lot of stuff. and i found that i really just wasn't sticking with anything. >> reporter: what richard needed was some extra motivation. and he found it. how much weight have you lost? >> i've lost about 18 pounds so far. >> reporter: almost 20 pounds. >> yeah. >> reporter: his secret, a free iphone app called gym packed, one of thousands of fitness-related apps on the market today. richard says it works because
it's simple. >> you go to the gym, you make money up. don't go to the gym, you lose money. it makes enforcing your fitness really simple math. >> reporter: gym pack users sign up commit to going to the gym x number of times a week and agree to pay for every session they skip with a minimum wager of $5. >> i do $10 a session and i made a pact of going three times a week. i have a chance of losing up to $70 a week. >> we thought that money could be a great motivator to help people achieve their goals. >> reporter: one of the minds behind gym pact, she came up with the idea between classes at hafsh ard. they wanted to test the idea that the fear of losing money would inspire people to lose weight. >> people worry about loss twice or more than the amount they worry about their weight. >> reporter: but there are rewards, too. payouts average 50 cents per
workout. if you pledge to go to the gym five days that week, you earn $2.50. >> it's not a huge amount but a great reward. a lot of users say they bought a coffee at the gym or upyou know some small reward to feel good about achievement. >> reporter: the combination of risk and reward is working. 90% of gym pact users end up meeting their goals. that could be good news for the 50 million americans who buy gym memberships but aren't actually going. >> what it's great for is the day when it's raining or you woke up late or you have an extra project have you to handle. life presents you with an excuse. >> reporter: and despite their young ages they promise the app isn't just targeted at the 20-something crowd. . your mom is a big gym pact user? >> yeah. she has a two a day commitment and she does it with her friends. >> that's assuming when we go to the gym we're actually going to do something and not sit there and look at everybody else
working out. >> good point. richard, the character in our story, says if you go to the gym and use gym pact and check in and sit around then your problems are bigger than getting to the gym. you should see a shrink, too. >> the success rate is really high. >> it is really high. they are tracking whether or not people really are legitimately going to the gym. this is a gps-enabled system. once you check in, have you to stay at the gym for 30 minutes in order to get the credit. they have about 30,000 users right now, mostly in urban areas and they're even in international places as well. they're not just in the united states right now. >> you said you could earn money back, 50 cents per visit. where does that money come from? are they paying to you go? >> where the money comes from is from the people who are saying they're not going to the gym. so, if you don't go to the gym and you have to pay out, that money goes towards two things. one, pays the salary, the income of the people who founded gym pact. two, it goes toward the individuals who actually do go to the gym. so, it's a self-fulfilling system right now. but what may be the case in the future is that a lot of
insurance companies right now, they give you credit for going to the gym already. they allow you to get subsidized for gym visits. those insurance companies may partner up with gym pact in the future and give them a little bit of reciprocity for using the app and letting their users get healthier and more physically fit by doing so. >> once again, erica, did you notice they're from harvard. mark zuckerberg remember the soccer girls we had -- >> soccer girls. >> wow. >> you know they're wicked smart across the river at boston university, too. shout out. >> she can speak for that. thank you. >> we're going to be talking mad money. just how much would don draper be making today and what would it take to support that lavish lifestyle?
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everybody up early, the mascots, the cheer squad, bands up early in phoenix. where some of the sweet 16 action will be getting under way today in the ncaa tournament. just a reminder you can watch our ncaa coverage of the sweet 16 tonight on cbs, 7 p.m. eastern/4 p.m. pacific. as we look around the web, we found a few reasons to make a "long story short." we all love girl scout cookies, especially thin mints. i like the sandwich girl. >> i like samoa. >> "new york times" say girl scout parents are-- they want
parents to stop selling the cookies. let the girls do it themselves. in today's dollar a$356,000 for don draper. a house in westchester county new york was about $15,000, today that same house over $350,000. i don't know i'm thinking a lot more. that's just northwest of new york city. probably double that. >> with obesity rates rising nationalists now using plus-size ambulances. these new vehicles can take a person, listen to this number weighing up to 1600 pounds. that is not a typo. the old ones could only handle up to 300 pounds. they report the special ambulance feature wider stretchers, a specialized cot and a patient loading system. >> my goodness. >> they need that app rebecca just told us about. it can be cool in some areas and apparently not just because of the climate in san francisco where, yes, i always wear wool
in august. they released new stats from facebook and found may through august can be bad news for relationships but apparently the best time to hook up is valentine's day. sundays, mondays and tuesdays are the biggest days for new romance. >> today's thursday. some guy at western kentucky university found out how tough it is to walk in high heels. the herald reports a bunch much male students participated in the second annual walk a mile in her shoes event. to raise money and awareness for a sectionxual trauma recovery center. shout out to those guys. they're doing it to draw attention. >> what a wonderful idea. >> like it very much. we have a new way for you to enjoy the original reporting and interviews you see here every day on "cbs this morning." download our free app for your ipad iphone, itouch.
25 minutes past 8:00. this morning that shot has changed. you can look over the edge by where the harbor cam and not see the inner harbor but it is down there. sharon is here to wrap up the rush right after tim's first warning weather. >> after that we expect temperatures to go up to 79 with sun this afternoon. for another check of the roads we send it to sharon jib squib with wjz traffic control, sharon. >> hi, tim, it has been a busy and foggy morning this morning. two accidents on the beltway at this time. one of them on the outer loop at green spring, another one on the inner loop between bellaire and knife. an accident just in also 40 eastbound at the beltway and
another accident in bellaire, watch for delays on the jfx about eight minutes between the beltway and 28th street. you are also looking at delays on 95 southbound, 16 minutes from white marsh boulevard to 8 knife. there is your speeds on the beltway, the 30s, a look at 295 shows the fog at 175 and there is another live look outside at the west side at liberty road. this traffic report is brought to you by ring ringling brothers and barnum and bailey. back over to you. >> in the news thousands of baltimore city and area homeowners are outraged over big mistakes on this city water bills. monique griego has their story. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. some of those people say they are now in danger of losing their homes because of mistakes on their water bills. many of those homeowners took their fight to city hall yes. in all 2300 are set to lose
their holes. however, a scathing audit of the department shows widespread billing department. they are issuing refunds to customers and city council is proposing a moratorium on seizing homes until the problems can be fixed. back to you. >> and anne arundel county man is behind bars charged with attacking his mother with a hammer. police say he reportedly hit his mother repeatedly in the chest and head. she was able to run away and call for help. he faces attempted murder and assault charges. his mother is in stable condition. deputies are looking for vandals who trashed a cemetery. take a look at the damage. 20 tombstones have been knocked over. it could take $50,000 to repair them. soon we will have to punch in different digits to reach some marylands, saturday some phones will have a 667 area code, that is because all the others have been taken up.
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did you like bridesmaids? ♪ i don't like mondays ♪ ♪ tell me why ♪ >> today is thursday and we like thursdays a lot. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> the small town clintonville, wisconsin, has a mystery on its hands. since sunday residents have been disturbed by booming noises. loud enough to wake them from their sleep. >> last night hundreds of people
attended a public meeting to get to the bottom of the booms, but as betty nguyen reports, they aren't any closer to the truth. >> reporter: it could be the owning scene of a horror film. here in the sleepy wisconsin town of clintonville, something's going bump in the night. >> the last few days we've been having booming, shaking noise. >> the house is rattling. you can hear the ground rattling. it's booming all the time. it's kind of like what's going on, you know? you don't know what's happening. >> reporter: clintonville hasn't figured out the source of the booms but they have checked water, sewer and gas line and rolled out mine-- ruled out mining activity. >> it's strange. >> reporter: clues can be found anywhere. city officials tried less than high-tech solutions like capturing the vibrations in a coffee pot. thap morning a loud noise was reported at 5 a.m. but the coffee pot came up empty. >> nobody seems to know. could be terrible could be bad,
could be good, who knows. >> what's going to happen if -- we don't have any warning. >> reporter: hundreds attended a meeting at the local high school to find answers. >> there may be some reason to believe the warm spring could be shifting the granite rocks under our community. >> reporter: unlike limestone, which could be dissolved by water and collapse into a sinkhole, granite is solid. there are small cracks that can be filled by water if underground water levels drop, those cracks could lead to small shifts resulting in booms. >> you can feel it beneath you. like, i mean, if you're stanning on the yard you can feel the ground move. >> reporter: clintonville spent an estimated $7,000 to hire an engineering firm to find the source of the booms. so far, the mystery has only grown. >> do we just kind of go away until this is all settled or do we stay around and see what happens? >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," betty nguyen. government rereport provides a revealing look at marriage in
america. it finds the state of our unions is fragile. nearly 50% of marriages end within 20 years and percentage of people living together has nearly quadrupled over the last three decades. >> say it three timed fast. >> dr. andrew is a socialologist at john hopkins and author of "the marriage go-round." hello. >> hello, gayle. >> very good to see you. >> nice to be here. >> i always get concerned when these statistics come out because i've seen reports that say marriage is obsolete. or is becoming obsolete. please tell me that is not the case. >> it is not the case. what this report shows is that people are taking longer to marry but they're getting around to it. by the time they're age 40, most of them get married but it happens in their late 20s or 30s. what's happened is the place of marriage in our lives has changed. used to be that marriage was the first step into adulthood. you got married, then got a job, then apartment.
now it's often the last step, when everything else is done when your personal life is in order, you celebrate by getting married. but people do. >> you establish yourself first. so you get married, and we do it later, but when we look at that number, half of marriages are breaking up, essentially, before they hit the 20-year mark, where does that come from? >> i think it comes from the flipside of the great american individualism. you know, we're concerned about ourselves, our personal development. we see marriage in a very personal way. we value it but if it's not successful in our -- in providing us with what we need we feel justified. we have the highest divorce rate of any wealthy country in the world. >> why is that? >> that's what i would like to know. >> because we're more -- >> that's what i would like to know. >> i sit here before you as a divorced person. i won't go into details of what happened with tyrone the ex and i, not his real name. but i know the real reason what happened to me. but why is the divorce rate so high? >> because we're americans and we think we're justified in having the best personal life we can do.
we move on to new relationships if the first one isn't well. >> it almost feels like, correct me if this is too simple an analogy, everything is so inexpensive, if something is broke, we buy a new one. is that what we do with a relationship, we just say, i'll move on. >> a very troubling educational gap here. this report shows that college graduates have twice the likelihood of having their marriage last for 20 years as do people without a high school degree. >> why is that? >> college graduates are the ones who can still get jobs in our transformed economy. >> success in marriage is directly linked to your economic? >> it's very important if you don't have that economic foundation, you can have troubles in your marriage. these are the people who can pull two jobs together have decent incomes make it and their marriages are more successful. >> what about people staying in marriage but are terribly unhappy? >> there are fewer than used to be the case. 50 years ago when divorce was not acceptable, there were lots
of maernlrriages like that. people who stayed together for the sake of their children. there's not as many these days. it's more okay to end a relationship, which is one reason there's so much more divorce here than used to be. >> is that good or bad for the kids? >> i don't think divorce is good for the kids. >> but is staying in a bad marriage good for them? >> if the marriage -- >> we're all at the same time -- >> for the children! >> gayle, did you want to share something? >> what you saw is a great moment in this program. >> we don't want you to feel attacked in any way. >> i don't. >> we have marriage divorce, divorce. >> would you get married again charlie? >> yes. >> you would? i would too. i would, too. >> i'd be very very happy if i don't as well. >> yep. i'm at that place, too. i'm at that place, too. >> if the marriage -- >> marriage is about a relationship. >> yeah. if it's bad enough, it's clearly if the couple separates but a lot of people get divorced in a situation where it's maybe not terrible but they're a little
bored. >> one thing that's interesting about this conversation is the notion that can you make it work if you run onto rough times. what are the secrets to making a troubled marriage work? it's conversation counseling, whatever it is, because sometimes people can get over humps and find some kind of direction for the future. >> you know, it's a combination of some kind of basic security, basic financial security, and some communication. some ability to work out your problems. so interrelational aspects and economic foundations. >> the divorce club is a very big group. i know there's a lot of nice people in the divorce club. >> you know, they get remarried again. we have more churning, more people going back and forth -- >> churning. that's what we have to do, charlie, churn. >> churn. >> erica's happily married. >> can you churn? >> i'm going to churn in my happy marriage. i'm going to stay married. thank you, doctor. >> thank you. she's a hollywood icon and a force of nature in every life
she's lived, past and present. shirley maclaine is with us when well, our local weather is still foggy as we take a look at baltimore national pike. and visibility is still pretty limited. a quarter of a mile or so is what triggered the dense fog advisory in effect until 10:00 a.m. and will be with us until -- until then definitely. 79 degrees today, after we get sun in here, tonight 54, going up tomorrow to just about 81. the record is
i'm officially pregnant. you know me, i'm never late. >> i don't understand. >> you're not happy for me i'm going to get so mad if you're not happy. >> why should i -- why should i be happy about being a grandmother? >> i still so remember that scene, don't you, in 1983, won an oscar for lovely shirley mack
clan and a colorful character. >> 2012 her best year she told us. why? >> i don't know charlie. >> you just feel it. you know it. >> yeah. you really -- >> you know these things. >> maybe i do very well in years that are considered doom and gloom. >> doom and gloom? what do you mean? >> because everybody is so worried about 2012. >> economics and -- >> weather, nature, et cetera. >> here's what i said to gayle when you sat down. you just keep on going. i mean, you somehow have found a way -- you've got great roles coming up, this book is now in paperback. shirley maclaine does not stop. >> it's in my dna really. it's something i've got. i love having this energy. >> you call it your third act. you said your third act is really pretty good. i did an interview with gordie
steinham and there was shirley in an interview, so shirley maclaine, so in the moment. i look at your life, you've had a really good life. >> very dramatic colorful life yeah. >> what stands out most for you? can i tell what you stands out most for me about you? there's a chapter that said i had three men in one night. >> gayle don't go there. >> let's go there. >> it's a little thing. let's talk about it for days and days. >> no, not for days and days but i was very intrigued by that chapter because it's to say you've had a very rich very full life when it comes to love in your life. that's the only point i'm making here. >> that day, that wasn't about love huh-uh. that was about let's experience what all these other people are doing on a campaign. >> no, let's talk about love in your life, because you've had great love in your life. that's what i mean. >>. >> that's true but that's not what that day was about. no, i just love being alive. i love the experience i guess, of learning. that's my favorite thing, is to
learn, because i am so curious. i think that's my motivating factor. >> still learning. do you feel you're still learning? >> i do. like when i'm doing my shows, i like to learn where the audience is right now. i miss the live audience. so i want to know where they are. in a collective sense, i can learn that in an hour and a half or two hours. >> because, charlie, she has a one-woman show. is it any good? >> it's interesting. a films and remote control and i put all the films together myself and i stop and i tell them stories that they've never heard before. what was really going on behind the scene and what was not and what did i wish had happened and hadn't, you know directors, co-stars and so forth. >> of all the people who played a role in your life, who do you miss the most? >> probably elizabeth. >> do you? >> i miss her, charlie. we were very good friends. she was 23 and i was 21 we were good buddies.
a really wonderful, genuine, very, very talented -- and made fun of herself. that was the quality i loved about her the most. >> and men? >> who do i miss the most? probably my husband, ex-husband. >> you had an interesting marriage. he lived in tokyo for a significant portion, but the marriage continued. >> continued. he died in the '80s. >> we were talking about marriage, shirley, in the last segment about whether it's relevant does it still continue, and gloria said to me no, she would never get married again. she's turning 78 on march 25th. she said, no i would never do that again. i'm happy with my life. where do you stand on that? >> asolutely agree with her. i was married when i was 19 so -- and he was my kind of protector, guardian helpmate, companion when i came to hollywood. it's interesting with the stuff
happening to me now, with all -- >> what stuff? >> the pictures and the stage show, the movies and the new ben stiller and the new -- all these pictures, it's like when i first came to hollywood. and i'm able to look at that onslaught of creativity that might be coming my way later with experience as opposed to what it was like when i first arrived. it's like what is jennifer lawrence going through? what is her life going to be like? >> the interesting point for me is you were a pure entertainer. you could dance, you could act, you could sing. you had an interesting life in that you were involved in politics, mcgovern '68 convention. you were part of sinatra and the rat pack, too. i mean you had this amazing capacity to be part of so many things that were happening and to be a pure entertainer. >> well that's interesting
because in my show i do all show business. little smaltttered into it my metaphysics. open to questions afterwards. nothing is about show business. >> it's interesting you say that because warren buffett tells me he has college students coming out to omaha to talk. he says it's always about values and interesting questions about living. it's not about what investment should i make. >> of course with me, it's about what's going to happen in 2012? what reincarnation experiences have you had? where do you think we're going? what's heaven like? what does medication do? it turns into an interesting theatrical seminar. >> we've had this whole conversation about reincarnation. you know how i feel about that too. >> you'll grow up soon. >> how do you feel about it, charlie? >> he gets all embarrassing, tongue tied -- >> before we go -- >> he'd rather not be there.
>> he never gets tongue tied but your book is "i'm over all that." what are you over -- >> and she's still a bad girl. >> i'm a bad/good girl he's attracted to. >> what is she talking about? >> he said he would be open to getting married again, shirley. i'm just saying. >> are you? >> he did say that. >> i'm not planning to get married but she asked me a question, would i -- >> he said he would -- >> of course, of course. >> that's your first mistake charlie. >> i know. many mistakes. by the way, how is your brother? >> he's great. >> there's a man who got lucky in marriage, annette bening. as good a man found the right partner, of anybody that i know. don't you agree? >> i agree. >> at a later time and it worked. "i'm over all that" is the name of the book. i love the title and the book has really interesting stuff in it. by the way, shirley will be performing her one woman stage show tomorrow at proctor
theater. if you're new york, you get the chance, you get to go. saturday at the warner theater. i'm driving up there in my truck with my dog. >> let me finish -- i'm not done guys. the mega hit game angry birds is launching a new space-based version. former facebook executive randi zuckerberg is here today to tell us all about that. you're watching "cbs this morning."
zuckerberg is here to tell us about the new angry birds. hello. >> hi. >> what is this? what make this is exciting and different and compelling? >> you know, i think this game is just the perfect blend of being very very simple to play. you can literally figure it out in two seconds. but it's just so fun and entertaining and addictive. it's one of those games that is so easy to pick up and so impossible to put down. >> it's amazing. i'm terrible. we have the new space one right here that you put on my ipad for the set. what's sad when you have a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old and they can learn to play it much better than an adult. it really is -- i mean it's amazing, though. people play for hours on it. >> they are. >> do you play, sflaend. >> i do. i rushed to download it this morning. my husband is a self-proclaimed addict of the game. i think what's so cool, this new era of gaming where it used to be that as you progressed in a game, you got punished. levels got harder and harder. only super gamers could win. now we're in this new era of gaming where it rewards you for
playing longer and staying and going through the -- >> what's better new, different? you said you downloaded the new version. >> the space one is i think, particularly cool. the angry birds folks always like to use the laws of physics as you're catapulting those birds across the screen. in the space one you're dealing with zero gravity, new super powers, great graphics. >> if you weren't great at physics, maybe you're lucky. >> you were former marketing director at facebook. did you know mark zuckerberg. >> i may have met him a couple times. >> maybe at home when you were little kids. >> that's right. >> were you both gamers as kids? >> we were huge gamers. we would pretend to go to bed and sneak off and play mario cart. he would never admit it, but i was a big winner. >> does this surprise you about your brother? >> you know what he was always a genius and i'm just so proud of everything that -- >> very well should be. thank you so much, randi. that does it for us.
at five minutes before 9:00, a live look at a fog in shrouded tv hill. still plenty of it out there. meteorologist tim williams in for the vacations marty bass over at first warning weather. >> one more hour then the fog lifts and temperatures go up to 79, overnight lows go down to just arced 54 and then overnight lows will level out over the next few days 50s overnight and just around 80 the next new days don. >> homeowners have been outraged by mistakes on their bills. monique griego stays on the
story. >> reporter: good morning, some of those people say they are in danger of losing their homes because of mistakes on their water bills, many took their fight to city hall yesterday. in all 2300 are set to lose their homes due to unpaid water bills however an audit shows widespread billing problems, the city is issuing refunds to 38,000 water customers. city council is proposing a two year moratorium on seizing homes until those billing problems can be fixed. don, back to you. >> thank you very much, monique. a year after a firefighter died in the line of duty investigators say there is no one cause but several different issues that proved catastrophic that day. he died while looking for people thought to be trapped inside a burning apartment building. investigators say the fire started by someone lifing food cooking on the stove and say he was the only one working with a radio that day and got separated from his partner. an anne arundel county man is behind bars charged with
attacking his mother with a hammer, police say robert beenscotter reportedly hit his mother repeatedly in he head and chest with the hammer. she was able to run away and call for help. he faces charges. his mother is in stable condition. activists crowded the streets around the circus opening night but they say they exceed all certains. campaign 2012 has come to maryland. republicans welcomed mitt romney yesterday where he focused on the president and the economy and was endorsed by former governor bob urlich who grew up there. maryland's primary is april the third. we will soon have to punch in different digits to reach some marylanders on the phone